Hi I have a huge problem.
I was editing a file for a project when my computer (windows xp) crashed.
When I rebooted and restarted Netbeans 5.5, my project loaded back up...
Except that the file that I was working on has turned into thousands
of characters of gibbly-gook.
I still have the class files for this file and I still have the
netbeans project jar from the dist directory (which runs when I double
But my source code is lost!
Does anyone know how I can retrieve this? Or recreate the source from
the class files.
Why would Netbeans destroy my file :(
I have been working on this file for weeks and it's about 2000 lines
long. Yes it's a big file, but I usually tend to clean up and refactor
the code once I get to stable points.
Anyhow I have lost *tons* of work.
If anyone has any idea how I can get my source code back I would be
I am really lost. I have a deadline next Wednesday and I don't think I
can recreate all the code in one week.
I can send along the class files / destroyed .java file if anyone
thinks that would help